Gotee Records' Cochren & Co. has received their first No. 1 radio single on the Billboard Christian Airplay chart with the song, "Running Home." This energetic song was co-written by Michael Cochren, 2022 NSAI Songwriter of the Year Matthew West, and Dove Award-winning producer Jeff Pardo, and is the title track to the sophomore album that was released earlier this year. Michael Cochren of Cochren & Co. received the exciting news from Gotee label founder and GRAMMY® Award-winning artist TobyMac, see below to watch when he heard the news.
Cochren & Co.'s Michael Cochren shared exclusively with Billboard about this career milestone, "I wanted this song to feel like a big nostalgic roll-the-windows-down anthem, and when we recorded it we didn’t hold anything back. I’m truly blown away by the love and support around 'Running Home' and I’m so grateful to receive my first No. 1 radio single with a message and sound that's so genuine to who I am."
In addition to this No. 1 song, Cochren & Co. will make their Opry debut next week on June 13th. This also marks the first Gotee artist to step onto the iconic stage for an Opry debut. Cochren & Co. was recently featured on GRAMMY® Positive Vibes Only with their song "Be There For You," click below to watch this acoustic performance from the new album.